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  1. CSS Font Loading

    CSS Font Loading API

    913 votes
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      12 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • CSS Intrinsic Sizing

      Extends the CSS sizing properties with keywords that represent content-based "intrinsic" sizes and context-based "extrinsic" sizes, allowing CSS to more easily describe boxes that fit their content or fit into a particular layout context.

      http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-sizing/

      897 votes
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        13 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • SVG favicons

        Support for SVG icons in <link rel="icon" sizes="any">

        885 votes
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          7 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • object-fit and object-position for all media elements

          Object-fit and object-position is defined for all visual media, not only for images, but also for video or canvas elements.

          838 votes
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            12 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Implement conic gradients from CSS Image Values Level 4

            Conic gradients [1] are useful for a number of effects on the Web that cannot be emulated in any other way (see [2]). They can be implemented in many graphics libraries today (e.g. Cairo) via mesh gradients. Please implement them.

            [1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/css4-images/#conic-gradients
            [2]: http://leaverou.github.io/conic-gradient

            798 votes
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              18 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • image-rendering: pixelated

              This declaration is used to preserve pixels when scaling up images (e.g. pixel art). IE provides this functionality via -ms-interpolation-mode: nearest-neighbor. The other browser engines also provide this functionality (see here: http://www.simevidas.com/2015/05/10/Blowing-up-pixel-art-on-the-Web.html).

              794 votes
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                11 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Drag and Drop Directories

                Allows dragging and dropping entire folders using HTML5 Drag and Drop. Extends the DataTransferItem with a method to get a FileEntry/DirectoryEntry.

                Spec: http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/DragAndDropEntries

                787 votes
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                  8 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • W3C Manifest support

                  Add support for the new W3C manifest specification for pinned apps as well as for Windows store applications.

                  The spec allows for vendor extensions which can be used for things missing in the Level 1 of the spec. A lot of things have already been planned for Level 2 so it would be great if the MS team could participate in the discussions

                  774 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support CSS Motion Path Module

                    Since SMIL will be deprecated in Blink and there is no intent to implement in MS Edge, we need to fill in the gaps and provide alternative ways to do with CSS what we could do in SMIL.

                    The CSS Motion Path spec is now a Level 1 module and is in W3C Working Draft status:: http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-motion-1-20150409/

                    Using the properties defined in this specification, we will be able to animate HTML and SVG elements along arbitrary paths, using nothing but good old CSS.

                    There is a bug report open to fixes in Blink, hopefully to make it to implementation this…

                    757 votes
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                      6 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 757 votes
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                        6 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • FileWriter

                        Enables writing to files from web applications.

                        http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/file-system/file-writer.html

                        703 votes
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                          5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • inprivate command line switch

                          I want to open edge from a command line in inprivate mode and also want a setting that allows me to make all tabs that open inprivate

                          626 votes
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                            18 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • At least allow Norton extensions

                            Allow Norton extensions

                            623 votes
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                              235 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • HTTP Client Hints

                              Header for proactive content negotiation; just as the Accept header allowed clients to indicate what formats they prefer, Client Hints allow clients to indicate a list of device and agent specific preferences.

                              Spec: http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-grigorik-http-client-hints

                              619 votes
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                                7 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • full feature support for Indexeddb

                                IE support only basic feature of IndexedDB specification http://www.w3.org/TR/IndexedDB/. Data intensive web app using full specification are not able to run on IE. Specifically missing feature are compound index, complex key path, multiEntry index and storing blob.

                                611 votes
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                                  under review  ·  10 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • ES6 Tail Call Optimization

                                  Besides providing better tools for JS devs, this will greatly enhance JavaScript's support for functional languages compiled to JS, like ClojureScript.

                                  608 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 593 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Debug for Edge on mobile/Xbox/RaspberryPi

                                      Just like it happens for OSX/iOS, where attaching a device via USB or connecting via wifi allows to use desktop safari to inspect mobile safari and webviews on the mobile. All other browsers support this but Edge.

                                      I know weinre was recently adapted to be usable on Edge mobile too but it's hardly a complete solution for serious development, lacking support for breakpoints, CSS pseudo-element.

                                      Not to mention that I did encounter really strange behaviors of the DOM inspection panel based on when the weinre resources are loaded during JavaScript execution, something that is not acceptable to develop modern SPA…

                                      591 votes
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                                        10 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • all:initial

                                        Supported by Firefox and Chrome and gives the developer more control over CSS cascading. This would be helpful when when writing components that get inserted in other environments.

                                        Preferably both property: initial and all: initial would be supported.

                                        585 votes
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                                          8 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Battery Status API

                                          Allows access to see the battery level of the device's battery.

                                          https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/dap/raw-file/default/battery/Overview.html

                                          573 votes
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                                            6 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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